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  • Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure

    Supreme Court upholds healthcare law as tax measure
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, ruling the government may impose tax penalties on persons who do not have health insurance. The court’s long-awaited ruling...
  • Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law

    Rep. Schiff hails Supreme Court ruling upholding healthcare law
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama's healthcare law "the correct legal decision," contending that the "hard-passed" reforms would benefit millions of people across the nation. In a...
  • Rep. Dreier joins call for repeal and replacement of Obama healthcare law

    Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas) had a much different take on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Obama’s healthcare law than his Democratic colleague, Adam Schiff. Dreier, whose district includes La Crescenta and La Canada...
  • Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law

    Local hospitals largely supportive of Supreme Court decision on healthcare law
    Local healthcare providers have started to weigh in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, with one hospital calling it “a victory for patient care.” The court ruled 5-4 today to...
  • 'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals

    'Obamacare' backed by local hospitals
    Local hospitals on Thursday roundly endorsed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Affordable Care Act. With the cloud of uncertainty all but wiped away, representatives said the focus would turn to preparing for the future. The...
  • Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines

    Reactions to healthcare ruling toe party lines
    Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill. On one side,...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Immigration center opens in Chatsworth, Encino Neighborhood Council seeks volunteers

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Immigration center opens in Chatsworth, Encino Neighborhood Council seeks volunteers
    Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate? That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in...
  • Gatto seeks to reverse 'super PAC' court decision

    Gatto seeks to reverse 'super PAC' court decision
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded...
  • Schiff decries lack of Supreme Court TV broadcast

    As the U.S. Supreme Courttackles the controversial federal law that overhauled health care, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today issued a statement calling for live broadcast streaming of the proceedings. The High Court declined to allow live streaming...
  • Schiff, Sherman transfer funds

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have given nearly $1 million in combined donations to their colleagues during a fundraising cycle in which Republican challengers are poised to make significant gains. Both incumbent...
  • Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California

    Judge strikes down Prop. 8, allows gay marriage in California
    The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban. U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...